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So You Want to Do an Art Exhibition? The Nuts and Bolts to Create Art Exhibits at Your Garden

Events are becoming increasingly important fundraisers and friendraisers for gardens of all sizes.

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6/25/18
Inspiring the Next Generation to Pursue Careers in Horticulture: Strategies for Public Gardens

While interest continues to grow for plant-based movements such as farm-to-table, field-to-vase, and school and community gardens, there is a lack of growth in the number of people interested in careers in horticulture.

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6/22/18
Sharing a Healthy Dose of Nature: Outreach Programming at Your Local Children’s Hospital

The North Carolina Botanical Gardens’ Wonder Connection outreach program serves patients at North Carolina Children’s Hospital. We intuitively know how healing nature can be, and yet most children’s hospitals don’t include nature programming.

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6/22/18
Developing Native Plant Materials for Conservation & Landscape Restoratio

Native seed is in high demand, but the availability of suitable product varies. Habitat restoration and other conservation efforts rely heavily on appropriately sourced propagules.

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6/22/18
Nature Rx–(Re)Connecting Humans with their Native Habitats

Researchers have repeatedly shown that people spend more time indoors looking at screens than outside enjoying nature and our health is suffering as a result.

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6/22/18
The Benefits of On-Site Composting

The benefits of on-site composting are many, and with new methods and technologies, it is a more easily achievable goal than ever.

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6/22/18
Finding Balance across Departments at Multi-Attraction Gardens

Many of our institutions are much more than gardens: historic estates, zoos, university campuses, event spaces, and sculpture parks.

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6/22/18
Creating a Family Program Series that Cultivates Learning and Long-term Members

When done thoughtfully, family programs can be a great way to expand your audience and visitorship, as well as increase Family Memberships and revenue.

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6/22/18
Room to Grow: A Field Guide to Maximizing Earned Revenue

Did you miss the Finance & Operations Symposium in March? A few of the symposium speakers brought their earned revenue focus presentations to the annual conference. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to learn more. 

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6/22/18
Arboretum Maintenance Plan

Want to be able to formulate a maintenance plan, but need an example of how it has been done? This landscape maintenance manual from The Arboretum at Penn State is a great example resource.  

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6/22/18

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